Teenager arrested after pupil stabbed in back at Milton Keynes school

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a pupil was stabbed in the back at a school in Milton Keynes.

Police were called to Stantonbury International School just before 11am this morning (21 January).

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Superintendent Marc Tarbit, LPA Commander for Milton Keynes, said: “Officers are investigating this incident in which a boy has been injured.

“We have made an arrest and we are carrying out further enquiries.

“Officers are on scene and we are working closely with the school to offer support to them and pupils and parents at the school.”

“Members of the public can expect to see an increased police presence whilst our enquiries continue.”

The victim, who is in Year 10, received a small puncture wound to his back. Credit: ITV Anglia

The school said senior staff had acted quickly to "gather as full and accurate a picture of the event itself and the motivation for and context of it".

A statement on its website said: "A student at Stantonbury International School has today assaulted another.

"The assaulted student received a small puncture wound and was immediately seen by a first aider. This is not a knife crime.

"All students are safe and timetabled lessons resumed shortly after the incident."